Lecturer 24

Lecturer 24 - Democratic centralism-China o Great leap...

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South Africa Why do we study south Africa? - to understand tragedy and success, oppression and redemption, local institutions and new ones - Can democracy be consolidated in the presence of imposed institutions from above? - Can political and economic progress still be made? o If HIV is not controlled? o Inequality - Can public institutions be deracialized while effectively delivering services? - Can the economy grow fast enough to enable redistribution? Exam Identification - identify item - if it’s a person, what position did they occupy o how they became political leader o what did they do o consequences, significane of their actions o importance of personality - Russia o Know communist party Principle mechanism for making decisions
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Unformatted text preview: Democratic centralism-China o Great leap forward o Cultural revolution-Iran o Importance of camelism o Mosadek-Mexico o Mexican Revolution o Culture o The search for order/the tendency for anarchy after they became their own nation o 1917 constitution Essay Group 1: Choice 1/3-Deals with South Africa, India o Success/challenges o How are they defying the odds o Colonial countries Essay group 2: general questions-Fruits of revolution-Paradox of order-Armed revolts vs peaceful revolts o Skoshpole-If you were to live in a communist regime which one would you prefer- Deep Iranian resentment towards Britain...
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course POLI 211 taught by Professor Sabetti during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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